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Young Curators Present: Asylum

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© Courtesy of the Artist and SITE Santa Fe
Young Curators Present: Asylum

1606 Paseo de Peralta
87501 Santa Fe
NM
US
May 6th, 2016 - May 22nd, 2016
Opening: May 6th, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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WEBSITE:  
https://sitesantafe.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Downtown/Plaza
EMAIL:  
info@sitesantafe.org
PHONE:  
505-989-1199
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Tue 10-5

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SITE Santa Fe’s Young Curators are pleased to present Asylum, on view at SITE Santa Fe from May 6 through May 22, 2016 at SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo de Peralta. The public is invited to join the Young Curators for an opening event on Friday, May 6, 6-7pm at SITE.

Asylum is an exhibition of high school and university student artwork curated by SITE Santa Fe’s Young Curators. Inspired by the word ‘asylum,’ the Young Curators put out a call for artwork that explores the different interpretations of the following definitions:

1: A place of protection for a person or group of people from external threats.
2: [dated] An institution for the confinement of those deemed mentally unstable.

The Young Curators have selected works that explored new and varied interpretations of ‘asylum.’ Most of the works do not provide literal definitions but are, instead, delving into the subtleties of internal sources of refuge or solace. They Young Curators are interested in exploring external vs. internal asylums and how such a charged word, asylum, can be interpreted on the personal scale.

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